Results of China’s first offshore wind farm bidding show Shanghai Electric Power and Shanghai Green Energy Consortium have been awarded the highest scores for the Shanghai Fengxian offshore wind farm project. (Shanghai DRC)
China’s first grid-parity wind farm has begun commercial operation on August 24, after the last wind turbine of the 50MW project was connected to the grid in Heiyazi, Yumen of Gansu Province. (BJX)
Shanghai Electric won the bidding of 3-Gorges’ Rudong 800MW offshore wind farm, which consists of two parts, Rudong H6 400MW and Rudong H10 400MW. Rudong H6 is located about 50km from the shore with a water depth of 9~20m; Rudong H10 is located about 66km from the shore, with a water depth of 14~22m.
Longyuan has declared an on-grid electricity price of 0.65CNY/kWh, 0.15CNY below the nationally established guiding price, for the Shanghai Fengxian 200MW offshore wind project, China’s first offshore wind project to undergo competitive bidding.
The 3-Gorges Guangdong Yangjiang 300MW offshore booster station, located 28km west of Shaying, Yangxi County, Yangjiang City, has a water depth of 27-32m.
The first domestic 10MW direct drive permanent magnet offshore wind turbine has been successfully developed by Dongfang Electric and will be sent to Fujian for installation in the Xinghua Bay Wind Farm.